Thursday, May 25, 2017

Boxing

In this Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, file photo, Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao raises his WBO welterweight championship belt during a news conference upon arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay city, southeast of Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Manny Pacquiao will add another fight to his long career resume when he takes on Australian welterweight Jeff Horn on April 23 at a venue to ...
In this June 7, 2015, file photo, rapper Chris Brown performs at the 2015 Hot 97 Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A social media war between Chris Brown and Soulja Boy will apparently be settled in the ring with the help of boxer Floyd Mayweather. Both hip-hop ...
Ronda Rousey stands in the cage after Amanda Nunes forced a stoppage in the first round of their women's bantamweight championship mixed martial arts bout at UFC 207, Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

BY GREG BEACHAM LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ronda Rousey is taking time off to ponder her future after her 48-second loss in her comeback fight at UFC 207. Amanda Nunes ...
Amanda Nunes, right, connects with Ronda Rousey in the first round of their women's bantamweight championship mixed martial arts bout at UFC 207, Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

BY GREG BEACHAM LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ronda Rousey’s UFC comeback didn’t even last a minute. Rousey was stopped 48 seconds into her first fight in 13 months Friday night, ...
Ronda Rousey poses for photographers during an event for UFC 207, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

BY GREG BEACHAM LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ronda Rousey climbed on the scale and glared into the distance while the crowd roared. Moments later, she directed that withering gaze at ...
This undated photo provided by Guernsey's shows a 1965 photo by Neil Leifer of Muhammad Ali towering over a fallen Sonny Liston during their World Heavyweight title bout, framed with Leifer's press credentials for the fight and signed by Ali. (Guernsey's via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of Neil (LY-fur) Leifer photographs, including his iconic images of Muhammad Ali, will be auctioned in New York City. Guernsey’s is offering 700 lots Friday ...
Sergey Kovalev, right, of Russia, punches Andre Ward during a light heavyweight boxing match, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

BY TIM DAHLBERG LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sergey Kovalev kept coming, and Andre Ward never stopped battling. With the crowd roaring in approval, they put on a fight that lived ...
Sergey Kovalev, left, and Andre Ward pose for photos during a news conference in Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

BY TIM DAHLBERG LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andre Ward has done just about everything in boxing except the one thing that truly defines fighters these days — headline a pay-per-view ...
This Nov. 2, 2016 file photo, former boxer Vinny Pazienza, subject of the film "Bleed for This," poses at the premiere of the film in Beverly Hills, California.

BY MATT O’BRIEN PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Boxer Vinny Paz cried when he saw “Bleed for This,” a Hollywood biopic about the life of the Rhode Island native. Miles Teller ...
Conor McGregor holds up his title belts after he defeated Eddie Alvarez during a lightweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 205, early Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

BY DAN GELSTON NEW YORK (AP) — Conor McGregor raised his arms in triumph before he stepped inside the cage, the cocky Irishman playing to a crowd going wild for ...
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